There is lots to do at the campground but getting out and exploring the area can be an adventure, too. Our community is a welcoming one and you will find many points of interest to visit, and activities to take part in.
Hiking and Paddling
Our local trail guide is Elizabeth Lee. She is a licensed outdoor guide and knows well the best places to hike in the Champlain Valley and the Adirondacks. She offers guide services as well as outdoor education programs. Her guide services range from half day to full day hiking and paddling trips. You can find out more from her website at Inside the Map
Guided Walking Tour
West Port Heritage House, which houses the Westport Chamber of Commerce and the Westport Visitor Center, offers a guided walking tour you can access online. You’ll download a pdf which provides a map of walking routes and a written overview of each point of interest along the way. You can access this downloadable tour at Walking Tour Westport NY
Local Pottery Craft
Aerobie Fields Pottery is operated by Meredith Johnston, a former art teacher of 30 years. She is a master of her craft and you will be captivated by the pieces she produces. She designs individual pieces as well as collections which you will find for sale at the Adirondack Farmer’s Market, The Bessboro Shop, Made in the Mountains Craft Gallery, and many regional craft fairs. You can see some of her work on her website at Aerobie Fields Pottery
Summer Concerts and Activities in the Park
Ballard Park was once a grand hotel of the Adirondacks, back in the 20s and 30s. the inn has since been demolished and the property has evolved over the years into a community park. They offer evening concerts in the summer and plenty of swimming. You might like to see Shakespeare in the Park or visit during Heritage Festival time. You can learn more about upcoming events at Ballard Park
There really is so much to do while you are staying with us. Let us know if you need any suggestions or directions. We are happy to help.